step by step guide to prepare quick Tandoori salmon with rice and lentil pilaf

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Table of Contents


  • 90g (1/3 cup) Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free tandoori paste
  • 4 (about 150g each) salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 small brown onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 200g (1 cup) basmati rice
  • 80g (1/3 cup) red lentils
  • 435ml (1 3/4 cups) Massel vegetable liquid stock
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber
  • 1 small red onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • Extra yoghurt, to serve


  • Step 1
    Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan forced. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Combine the yoghurt and paste in a glass or ceramic bowl. Add the salmon. Turn to coat. Set aside to develop the flavours.
  • Step 2
    Heat the ghee in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in the cumin and cloves for 1 minutes. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until soft. Stir in garlic, ginger and bay leaf for 1 minutes or until aromatic. Add rice and lentils. Stir in stock. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes. Stand, covered, for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
  • Step 3
    Meanwhile, heat a chargrill on medium-high. Cook the salmon on a piece of baking paper, turning, for 2 minutes or until charred. Transfer to prepared tray. Bake for 3-4 minutes for medium or until cooked to your liking.
  • Step 4
    Juice half the lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Combine the juice, cucumber, onion and coriander in a bowl. Season. Toss to combine.
  • Step 5
    Divide pilaf among plates. Top with the salmon and onion mixture. Serve with lemon and yoghurt, if using.

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